About BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)
BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of an aggregate of the Trust's net assets and the proceeds of any borrowing for investment purposes, in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes. The Trust invests in long-term municipal obligations rated investment grade at the time of investment and in long term municipal obligations with maturities of over 10 years at the time of investment. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. It may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Frequently Asked Questions
What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock symbol?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "MVF."
How often does BlackRock MuniVest Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund announced a monthly dividend on Tuesday, April 3rd. Investors of record on Monday, April 16th will be given a dividend of $0.041 per share on Tuesday, May 1st. This represents a $0.49 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.69%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 13th. View BlackRock MuniVest Fund's Dividend History.
Are investors shorting BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 43,189 shares, a decline of 74.9% from the March 15th total of 171,954 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 131,777 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key executives?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
- Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 71)
- John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director/Trustee (Age 53)
- Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees (Age 67)
- Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer (Age 51)
- Charles Park J.D., Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
- Jonathan Diorio, Vice President (Age 37)
- Jay M. Fife, Treasurer (Age 47)
- Janey Ahn, Secretary (Age 42)
- Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee (Age 71)
- Cynthia L. Egan, Independent Trustee (Age 62)
Has BlackRock MuniVest Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about MVF stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. BlackRock MuniVest Fund earned a media sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the investment management company an impact score of 47.48 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
How do I buy shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
Shares of MVF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock price today?
One share of MVF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.65.
How big of a company is BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a market capitalization of $582.42 million.
How can I contact BlackRock MuniVest Fund?
BlackRock MuniVest Fund's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-800-8820052.
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Analyst Ratings History
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend Information
BlackRock MuniVest Fund pays an annual dividend of $0.54 per share, with a dividend yield of 6.24%. MVF's next monthly dividend payment will be made on Tuesday, May 1.
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
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BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|1/25/2017||Phillip Soccio||Insider||Buy||200||$9.80||$1,960.00||2,425|| |
|10/14/2016||Phillip Soccio||Insider||Buy||250||$9.95||$2,487.50||2,193|| |
|4/1/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||912||$10.78||$9,831.36||3,581|| |
|3/31/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||588||$10.78||$6,338.64||4,493|| |
|3/24/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||1,500||$10.69||$16,035.00||5,081|| |
|3/2/2016||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Sell||1,160||$10.58||$12,272.80||6,533|| |
|4/23/2014||Peter Hayes||Insider||Buy||3,000||$9.64||$28,920.00|| |
|6/12/2013||Theodore R Jaeckel Jr||Portfolio Manager||Buy||2,000||$10.10||$20,200.00|| |
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